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Judge denies appeal for man convicted of open lewdness

Editor's note: Content of a sexual nature.A Juneau judge Thursday denied an appeal for a man convicted of open lewdness for touching himself inappropriately in Walmart, ruling the city's...
Courts Roundup: $26K restitution ordered in arson case

$26K restitution ordered in arson case A Juneau judge ordered a woman to pay about $26,000 in restitution to the company whose equipment was damaged in the Adair-Kennedy Memorial...
Man pleads guilty to attempted sex abuse of a minor

...entered into a last-minute plea deal that caps his sentence at five years. He is scheduled to be sentenced before Juneau Judge Philip Pallenberg in Hoonah on June 24.Prosecutors said Wright had sex with the girl without her consent in January...
Word choice results in faulty indictment in arson case

Don't let anyone tell you diction isn't important, especially in a courtroom setting.A Juneau judge recently dismissed an indictment against a man accused of arson because of word choice that heightened the grand jury's obligation...
Ex-cop Troy Wilson gets 9 years for shooting

A Juneau judge Friday sentenced former Juneau Police Department Lt. Troy A. Wilson, 46, to serve nine years in prison for shooting at officers...
32 Alaska residents sworn in as U.S. citizens

...Citizen and Immigration Services Officer Sara Hardgrove, who flew down from Anchorage to lead the ceremony alongside the Juneau judge, estimated that her office receives some 1,200 naturalization applications from Alaska each year. She estimated...
Federal courtroom named after late Juneau judge

...trial, or a jury pool waiting to be selected for service.It was family, friends and former colleagues of the late Juneau judge Robert Boochever, whose name now appears above the federal courtroom on the ninth floor of the U.S. Federal Building...
1 1/2 years in prison for man guilty of prescription scam

A former Juneau Youth Football League coach told a Juneau judge on Thursday getting arrested for illegally obtaining Vicodin last year might have been one of the best things that could have happened...
Man sentenced for sexual abuse of a minor

A Juneau judge on Tuesday accepted a plea agreement that sentenced a local man to serve 25 years in prison for sexually abusing a minor from 2007...
Backpack thief suspect to undergo mental evaluation

A Juneau judge last week ordered a man accused of kicking a teenager and stealing his backpack to be evaluated for mental competency.Public...


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